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Armed Robbery at Adelanto Market

ADELANTO:(VVNG.com)- Police responded to the 11700 block of Bartlett Avenue in Adelanto following the report of an attempted armed robbery. The incident was reported at about 4:45 PM, on Sunday, April 3, 2016.

Per scanner traffic reports, a suspect armed with a black handgun, pistol-whipped one of the employees inside the Adelanto Market & Liquor. As the suspect ran out the door of the business he reportedly dropped all the cash.

He fled on foot to a 1996 tan or silver 4-door Honda Accord  parked on Baldwin street and Hardy avenue, then according to witnesses drove eastbound toward Adelanto Road.

The suspect is described as a Black male adult, approximately 5’9″ tall, wearing a dark green pullover jacket with white horizontal stripes across the chest, blue jeans, and black shoes. The suspect was last driving toward Adelanto Road.

The story is developing and more information will be updated as it becomes available.

Anyone with information is urged to contact (760)956-5001.

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